A man shot and killed his wife after he said she attacked him in a Glen Ellen home Saturday evening.
Prosecutors in San Jose have declined to file charges against a homeless man in the stabbing death of a teenager after concluding the man acted in self defense while being assaulted, authorities said.
A man whose body was discovered near an Antioch apartment complex last week was killed in an act of self-defense, according to prosecutors and police.
Investigators say a California father attacking his adult son with a nail-studded baseball bat was shot to death by an older brother.
An attorney who represents Hans Reiser’s two children asked jurors Monday to order Reiser to pay millions of dollars of damages for depriving them of their mother, Nina Reiser, by murdering her.
Alleged robbers apparently picked the wrong house to target Tuesday in Brentwood. It turned out the homeowner is a police officer, who shot and wounded a suspect.